|Colgate Comedy Hour: Eddie Cantor|
Eddie Cantor hosts with guests Eddie Fisher, Frank Sinatra, Connie Russell, and Brian Donleavy. Eddie Fisher sings a medley of hits. Cantor and Donleavy do a western sketch. Also, on the program is famed song writer Harold Arlen. The show ends with the singers playing a medley of Arlen's great hits, including "Over the Rainbow." Season 4, Episode 9 (November 1953)
Keywords: Colgate Comedy Hour; Classic TV; Eddie Cantor; Frank Sinatra
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|''The Colgate Comedy Hour'' - 20 January 1952|
Comedy television from over 60 years ago. Eddie Cantor stars in this atypical episode. Original 1952 commercials intact. A bit of blackface "mammy" stuff towards the end (don't worry, many other episodes of the series did feature actual Black acts). A nice 1950s relic.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Early Television; Eddie Cantor; Colgate Comedy Hour; The Colgate Comedy Hour; Blackface
|The Colgate Comedy Hour - 1 April 1951|
An episode of the popular NBC series "The Colgate Comedy Hour", featuring the famous Eddie Cantor. The episode promises "new talent", some of which you've heard of (such as Eddie Fisher and William Warfield), and some of which you haven't (such as Tony and Eddy). In any case, a diverse range of talent appears, both high-brow and low-brow. The picture quality is very poor, though. According to an article in Variety magazine from 14 November 1951, the series cost $40,000 per an episode to produce ...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Classic Television; Live TV; Live Television; Eddie Cantor; Variety Series; Variety Show; 1951; Fabulous Fifties; Talented People; Popular; Old; Retro; Colgate Comedy Hour; The Colgate Comedy Hour